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Green Transport Strategy for South Africa: (2018-2050)

Green Transport Strategy for South Africa: (2018-2050) Emissions from the transport sector in South Africa account for 10.8% of the country’s total Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions. In addition to these direct emissions arising from the combustion of fuels, there are indirect emissions from the production, refining and transportation of fuels. Thus, to decarbonize South Africa, a green transportation system is required. This document outlays the country’s strategic plan.

The South African National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy

The South African National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy The National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy (NCCAS) provides a common vision of climate change adaptation and climate resilience for the country, drawing from the National Development Plan, the National Strategy for Sustainable Development, the adaptation commitments included in its Nationally Determined Contributions, sector adaptation plans, provincial adaptation plans and municipality adaptation plans. It is worth noting that the NCCAS is directed not only at national government departments,…

South Africa’s Intergrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2019

Development Southern Africa South Africa’s National Development Plan (NDP) 2030 offers a long-term plan for the country. It defines a desired destination where inequality and unemployment are reduced and poverty is eliminated so that all South Africans can attain a decent standard of living. Electricity is one of the core elements of a decent standard of living. The NDP envisages that, by 2030, South Africa will have an energy sector that provides reliable and efficient…

Methodological Guidelines for Quantification of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Greenhouse Gas Reporting South Africa New and updated GHG reporting methodologies have been published as of October 7, 2022. See the government gazette below

Household recycling and Millennials: A case study of the city of Johannesburg, South Africa

Development Southern Africa Household solid wastes are on the rise and landfill space is quickly running out all while an integrated solid waste management approach is being developed, but not yet implemented.

Brundtland Report 1987: Our Common Future

World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED). In 1987, the WCED, which had been set up in 1983, published a report entitled Our Common Future. The document came to be known as the Brundtland Report after the Commission’s chairwoman, Gro Harlem Brundtland. It developed guiding principles for sustainable development as it is generally understood today.